Mark Gorkin, MSW, LICSW, "The Stress Doc", a nationally acclaimed speaker, writer, and "Psychohumorist", is a former psychotherapist and Stress Violence Prevention Consultant for the U.S. Postal Service. The Doc is a Trauma Debriefing and Critical Incident Consultant for variety of organizations, including the national post-earthquake, Nepali Behavioral Health & Wellness Initiative. He has led numerous transformative -- silo-breaking and communications bridge-building -- Pre-Deployment Stress Resilience-Humor-Team Building Retreats for US Army Senior Officers and Sergeants.
From a Ft. Hood Brigade Commander: Your (Command Offsite) session on managing change and stress was the perfect lead-in to the work we had to accomplish throughout the conference. It set the conditions for the free, uninhibited work (regardless of rank). Here's the BLUF; Your session was the critical building block on which we built the rest of the conference. The Doc is the author of Practice Safe Stress: Healing and Laughing in the Face of Stress, Burnout & Depression and The Four Faces of Anger: Transforming Hostility and Rage into Assertion and Passion and Preserving Human Touch in a High Tech World. The Stress Doc blog appears in such platforms as HR.com and WorkforceWeek.com.
His award-winning, USA Today Online "HotSite" - www.stressdoc.com - was called a "workplace resource" by National Public Radio (NPR). As SHRM and IPMA-HR Program Chairs recently noted, Mark has a way of captivating an audience and makes them want to hear more...Take a passionate and creative ride with the Stress Doc!.
Mark Gorkin, MSW, LICSW, "The Stress Doc" TM , a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, is an acclaimed keynote, kickoff and webinar speaker as well as "Motivational Humorist" known for his interactive, inspiring, and FUN programs for both major corporations and govt. agencies, including the US Military. Mark is providing career guidance for legal professionals as a career coach for Legal CareersRx, a division of Estrin Education, Inc.
"In addition, the "Doc" is a Team Building and Organizational Development Consultant as well as a Critical Incident/Grief Intervention Expert for Business Health Services, a National EAP/Wellness/OD Company. A former Stress and Violence Prevention Consultant for the US Postal Service, the Doc is the author of Resiliency Rap, Practice Safe Stress, and of The Four Faces of Anger. The Stress Doc blog appears in such platforms as HR.com, WorkforceWeek.com, and MentalHelpNet. His award-winning, USA Today Online "HotSite" - www.stressdoc.com " was called a "workplace resource" by National Public Radio (NPR). For more info on the Doc's "Practice Safe Stress" programs or to receive his free e-newsletter.
Clients have included:
Corporations: National Rehabilitation Hospital (Wash, DC), Engineering Solutions & Products (ESP; major DOD Contractor); Wendys Cleveland Clinic, Alameda, CA Pediatric Dentistry, El Paso Natural Gas, Northrup Grumman,
Associations: Association of Legal Administrators, Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC), Louisiana CPA Society, Accounting Administrators Assn -- Florida Chapter, Intl. Assn. of Admin. Professionals, American Chemical Society
Government Agencies: US Patent &Trademark Office, Office of the Attorney, Miami Beach, FL, 13th Expeditionary Support Command, DOD/3rd Brigade Combat Team/1st Cavalry Division, Ft. Hood, TX, 3rd Chemical Brigade, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, National Science Foundation